2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Conference Report)

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STARS Radio System

Item 507 #2c

Item 507 #2c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2005 $0 FY2006 ($250,000) GF

Page 379, line 41, strike "$2,754,359" and insert "$2,504,359".
Page 379, strike lines 43 through 49 and insert:
"A.1.  This appropriation includes $2,510,000 the first year and $2,260,000 the second year from the general fund for implementing the Statewide Agencies Radio System (STARS) project.
2.  The Secretary of Public Safety, in conjunction with the STARS Management Group and the Superintendent of State Police, shall provide a report on (1) the scope of the STARS contract; (2) projected total costs for the system, including project management costs and expected annual operating costs; (3) proposed communications technologies and system capabilities; (4) the status of site acquisition to support the system; (5) the role of project management and a description of the project management plan; (6) an outline of the project timelines for implementing the system; and (7) other matters as the Secretary may deem appropriate.   This report shall be provided to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than October 1, 2004."

(This amendment reduces the appropriation for STARS project management by $250,000 from the general fund the second year, and requires the submission of a status report on project implementation, including anticipated project management costs, by October 1, 2004. This amendment also removes contingent language included in the budget as introduced.)